AIIF Master Policy amendments: Only practitioners who have a valid Fidelity Fund certificate on the date of the cause of action will have indemnity.
Correctly designating investment accounts; attorney's practice pitfalls and preventing professional negligence claims; and is your practice ready for the Legal Practice Act?
The secure online application and certificate issuing portal to apply for Fidelity Fund certificates is open, and the deadline has been extended to 31 December 2018.
The LSSA continues into the Legal Practice Act dispensation as a voluntary, representative, professional body for attorneys and the Legal Practice Council has not replaced it.
The Legal Practice Act comes into operation and the Legal Practice Council has taken over the regulation of the profession from today, 1 November 2018.
The names of the 10 attorneys and 6 advocates elected to the Legal Practice Council have been announced by the National Forum on the Legal Profession.
A letter from Robert Burawundi about changes to the remaining chapters of the Legal Practice Act which are scheduled for implementation on the 1st of November.
The LSSA urges all to support efforts to transform the legal profession through the soon-to-be-announced Legal Practice Council.
Voting for Legal Practice Councils opened on 19th September and closes at 17h00 on 28th September 2018.